It is always a treat to have your photography published in a magazine, and I have been treated many times over the years, starting in my university's student news paper, a few local magazines, zines, and countless online blogs and magazines.
Until today, I'd say the thing I am most proud of when it comes to my photography was the article written about me and my photography in Winter 2011 issue of Fly Rod & Reel, I will always be indebted to its author, Bob White (Thanks again Bob!).
Today though, I have a new achievement to share, not only does it involve having some photographs in what I think is the most creative fly fishing magazine out there, The Flyfish Journal, it also involves an essay that I wrote that accompanies the two photographs. The essay is basically about my fly fishing experience, that began while I was on active duty with the Army and touches upon an issue that is near and dear to me, Veteran suicide.
A big shout out to the other writers, photographers, artists and the people that put that put the magazine together, especially the ones I know. Keep up the
So go and buy a copy, preferably at a local fly fishing shop, my essay is in volume seven, issue four and then reach out to a Veteran you may know and take him or her fishing.
My essay is called, "Take a Veteran Fishing" and is on page 108. This is just the cover, and not my photograph, the cover photograph belongs to Tosh Brown, who is an excellent photographer.